Saturday, May 26, 2018

Elyewm: A new TV channel in Northern Syria

A new TV channel “Elyewm” started broadcast in Northern Syria.

Syriacs demand their properties back from Turkey

Assyrian-Syriac organisations sent a letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek, demanding the return of nearly 50 properties of theirs usurped by the AKP.

Short film about Taybet Inan wins prize

A short film about Taybet Inan, who was killed by Turkish soldiers during the curfew in the northern Kurdish town of Silopî, has been awarded another prize.

Banksy artwork protests Kurdish journalist Dogan’s imprisonment

A huge Banksy artwork appeared in New York to protest the imprisonment of Kurdish journalist and painter Zehra Dogan.

New play from the ‘Mountain Theater’: Tree of Life

The guerrilla theater group ‘Şanoya Çiya’ performs their new play ‘Dara Jiyanê’ (Tree of Life) for guerrillas in the mountains.

Writer sentenced to life receives 3 years for Roboskî

Writer serving a life sentence in the Şakran Prison Mehmet Ali Yaşa has been issued 3 years in prison for his book on the Roboskî Massacre, while the publisher was fined 33.000 Liras.

Petition against relocation of monuments in Hasankeyf

Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive launched a petition campaign against relocation of monuments in Hasankeyf.

Jailed Kurdish journalist Zehra Dogan’s art exhibited in Vienna

Kurdish artist and journalist Zehra Dogan’s art is being exhibited in Vienna’s Künstlerhaus.

Turkey bans screening of Armenian-Iranian movie

Turkish authorities have banned screening of an Armenian-Iranian movie titled ‘Yeva’ after a request from Consulate of Azerbaijan.

Turkish attack destroys the archaeological site of Brad in Afrin

Turkish planes bombed the archaeological site of Brad, 15 km south of Afrin city, which has been on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2011.